United Airlines senior vice president of worldwide sales
Dave Hilfman will retire at the end of the year.
Hilfman has led sales, including United's relationships with
corporate buyers and travel agencies, at United since its 2010 merger with Continental Airlines, where
he was senior vice president of worldwide sales
from 2004 to 2010.
Hilfman has spent more than 30 years in the
industry with United, Continental and Eastern Airlines, where he began as a campus sales representative at the University of South Florida in 1981.
He held sales positions of increasing responsibility with Eastern throughout
the southeastern United States until joining Continental in 1986, where
he served as regional sales manager in New York City and director of the
western sales division based in Los Angeles.
In 1992, Hilfman moved to the airline's
corporate headquarters in Houston, where he held the positions of senior
director of U.S. field sales, vice president of multinational sales and revenue
programs and vice president of sales and reservations.
Source: Business Travel News